Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: SunTrust Park, Atlanta, GA

When: Sunday, July 21st at 7:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): ESPN. Nationals TV/Radio: MASN, WJFK/106.7 FM. Braves TV: Fox Sports South, Braves Radio: 106.7 FM

Team Notes

Washington Nationals

The Nationals remain in the hunt for the National League East title, although they have some work to do before catching the leader, Atlanta.

Washington has a 49.2% chance to reach the postseason in 2019 and a 1.2% chance to win the World Series title according to Baseball Reference.

The Nationals have 12-1 odds to win the NL and fallen to 25-1 to take the World Series.

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta is the king of the National League East at the moment, with a solid lead over Washington and Philadelphia heading into their series against the Nationals.

The Braves are standing at 98.2% probability to make the playoffs and 8.7% chance to win the World Series.

Atlanta currently has 5-1 odds to claim the National League title and 10-1 to win the World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Nationals: Austin Voth (1-0, 4.35 ERA)

Voth was terrific in his last outing, an 8-1 win over the Orioles.

  • Voth allowed just one run, a solo homer, over six innings against Baltimore on July 16th.
  • The Nats’ righty has allowed three homers in his 20.2 innings this year.
  • Voth has two quality starts in his four starts this season for the Nationals, including one against the Braves on June 23rd.

Braves: Kevin Gausman (2-5, 6.21 ERA)

The Braves’ righty is making his first start since June 10th, due to a stint on the IL with plantar fasciitis.

  • Gausman was struggling in his previous three starts before the injury, allowing 17 earned runs in 8.1 innings.
  • The Braves’ starter did go six straight outings without allowing a homer to opposing batters.
  • Gausman had just three quality starts in his last ten appearances prior to his foot injury.

Hitter Notes

Washington Nationals

The Nationals are the only team in the National League East that have kept pace with the Braves, going 26-11 since June 1st.

  • 2B Brian Dozier is 5 for 21 against Gausman with one triple and one homer.
  • SS Trea Turner is 5 for 10 against the righty with one double.
  • 3B Anthony Rendon is a scorching 7 for 17 versus Gausman with one homer and three RBI.

Atlanta Braves

The Braves have been incredibly hot since June 1st, winning 28 of 40 games. The offense has scored 55 runs in their first 12 games of July.

  • OF Ronald Acuna Jr. went 1 for 3 versus Voth with one solo homer.
  • 2B Ozzie Albies is 0 for 2 against Voth in their lone matchup.
  • 1B Freddie Freeman is 1 for 3 against the right-hander with a double.

Roster Notes

Washington Nationals

  • SP Jeremy Hellickson’s shoulder soreness has forced the club to move him to the 60-day IL.
  • RP Justin Miller remains on the 10-day IL with a strained rotator cuff.
  • SP Max Scherzer has a strained back muscle and is recovering on the 10-day IL.

Atlanta Braves

  • OF Ender Inciarte remains on the 10-day IL with a strained lumbar in his back.
  • SP Kevin Gausman is returning from plantar fasciitis to start tonight against the Nationals.
  • SP Max Fried is on the 10-day IL with a blister on his throwing hand.

Game Odds Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves

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Moneyline

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888Sport NJ+115-141

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over  11 Under 11Link
888Sport NJ -120-103

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Run Line

SportsbookNationals +1.5Braves -1.5Link
888Sport NJ-165+135

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